Free book excerpt #22 from Web pastor, author and blogger Paul J. Bern

β€œThe Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Rev. Paul J. Bern Five years in the making, this first of a series is a lot more than just a compilation of Bible studies. This collection of Paul’s writings presents them from a broader perspective that are much more applicable to modern life […]

My Reasons for Declining Church Attendance, and Why They Differ from Main Stream Christianity

Why Are the World’s Young Adults Leaving Churches? By Pastor Paul J. Bern For better phone and tablet viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Someone asked my opinion earlier this week about why so many millennial’s are leaving church, and what can be done about it. After doing some reflection, prayer and meditating, and based on some […]

Who, then, do you say you are?

Some Very Hard Questions for ‘Christian America’ By pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here πŸ™‚ The United States has always had a time-honored tradition of being a Christian nation founded by Christians for Christians. This tradition was only recently brought into question by none other than former president Obama, […]

After a long search, I think I’ve found the root of the problem with school shootings; let me share my findings

Staggering Numbers Of Millenials Are Leaving Church and It’s All Our Own Fault by Web pastor Paul J. Bern For viewing in any browser, click here πŸ™‚ For decades, the United States has been thought of as a Christian nation around the globe. But today that is dramatically changing – especially among America’s young people. […]

This week’s Biblical teaching will be part 2 of Luke chapter 22

Who Is the Greatest? There Is No Such Thing As Far As Christ Is Concerned [Luke chapter 22, verses 20-38] To view this on my website, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 19, Jesus and the Twelve were seated at the Last Supper as they celebrated Passover together. Today as […]

President Trump’s Boastful Mouth and Progressive Christianity — I Wonder What Jesus Would Say?

President Trump’s Christian Supporters Would Get Offended If I Told Them What Was Really In the Bible by Rev. Paul J. Bern If this is not displaying well, click here! πŸ™‚ I met a man not too long ago who insisted that the King James Bible is the only legitimate version of the Bible available. […]

This week’s belated Bible study, with apologies to my valued readers, will be part 1 of Luke chapter 21

Signs of the End of the Age (part 1) [Luke chapter 21, verses 1-19] Those having trouble reading this please click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we finished chapter 20 of Luke’s gospel, our Lord and Savior Jesus the Christ had just left his critics dumbfounded by his response to yet another of their ‘trick […]

Jesus is keeping up with the times, but some churches are barely hanging on

Why Technology Is Reinventing Church As We Have Known It by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ The celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible was back in 2011, and Bible publishers are still ostentatiously commemorating that landmark by producing an abundance of gorgeous hand-bound […]

Lessons Learned From Hurricane Harvey

How Natural Disasters Can Strengthen Our Faith by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in your browser, click here! πŸ™‚ By now everyone knows about the disastrous mega-storm named Harvey and its aftermath. This has been without a doubt the worst natural disaster America has ever experienced, certainly in my lifetime. Not since Hurricane […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 16

Jesus, Rich People, and the Story of Lazarus [Luke chapter 16, verses 16-31] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Previously, when we closed out our study of the first half of chapter 16, Jesus was rebuking the Pharisees because they were sneering at him for telling them they could serve God or […]